Waterfall of Emotions

I’m sitting in my back yard listening to the waterfall in our pond as dusk descends. My son and husband…

I’m Not Okay

It has been 5 weeks since being told to stay home to keep myself, my family, and others safe. I’m…

I AM Enough

I am a mother. I am a musician. I am a teacher. I am a wife. I am on social…

A Little Voice

I am struggling to start this post. I think it’s important for me to name and write out my feelings,…

Differences of Opinion

I am what people call an “extroverted introvert.” For me this means that I love meeting new people and being…

Survival Mode

When I think back to the beginning of the year, I see a bright eyed, excited young teacher ready to…

Practice What You Teach

As a teacher and a mother, I try to remember that the individuals I’m talking to are not inferior to…

Snow

It doesn’t snow often where I live. On the rare occasion it does snow, it’s not much. And if it…

I Can Do Difficult Things

At school we have this phrase: “I can do hard things.” That sounds weird, so I changed up the wording.…

FUNdamentals

There are SO many different ways to lesson plan, it’s crazy. Some districts require a specific template and others don’t…